19 - 20 March 2018
The Oberoi Dubai,
Business Bay, Dubai, UAE
MENA SECURITIES FORUM
Managing risk, increasing liquidity & promoting activity in MENA’s securities market
The MENA Securities Forum brings together decision makers from regulators, exchanges, CSDs, global custodians, brokers, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors and more. In today’s age of economic transformation, geopolitical uncertainty and technological disruption there is a critical need for industry players to come together to engage in active discourse and share best practice to manage risk, promote IPO activity and facilitate growth in the securities market. The 2018 agenda focusses on risk mitigation and strategies to increase liquidity and what can be done to stimulate activity in the regional market.
ABOUT THE FORUM
The MENA Securities Forum has established itself firmly in the annual calendar as the ‘must attend’ event for the regional securities market. It presents an opportunity to discuss and debate the latest issues emerging in the region and invites opinions through insightful panels, roundtables and interactive networking. Over 2 days, the forum covers areas ranging from macro-economic perspective, capital market developments in the region, market infrastructure, updates on the Saudi capital market, clearing and settlement, asset management, brokerage challenges and more. 100+ specialists from the regional financial market gather for this exchange.
THE FORUM IN NUMBERS
HEAR FROM THOUGHT-LEADING PIONEERS INCLUDING
HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2018
Regional Regulators Panel
Hear from regulators on the latest reforms taking place, how they are approaching market changes and what they are doing to facilitate activity in the IPO market
How the country is opening up to foreign investment and the latest updates on reforms to the securities market
MENA Market Roundtables
Engage in active dialogue within small groups to get insights on key regional MENA markets
Hear from those at the coalface on the factors shaping investor sentiment in the region
Identifying emerging investment opportunities
How is blockchain, fintech, AI and automation likely to transform the traditional securities business model?
WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND
Gain invaluable insights from regional regulators on key reforms and what they are doing to help stimulate activity in the markets
Access in-depth analysis and top tips on asset allocation and emerging investment opportunities
Hear from a panel of leading regional brokers on how market conditions are impacting investor sentiment and strategies to attract new investors
Learn about the latest reforms and changes in Saudi Arabia from leading local players
Discover how technology is transforming financial services and capital market operations
Network and engage with SWFs, institutional investors and influential industry players
WHO YOU WILL MEET
The forum brings together C-level decision makers, directors and senior representatives from:
Regulators & Authorities
Sovereign Wealth Funds
Clearing & Settlement Services
Asset Management Firms
Custodian & Investment Banks
The Forum offered an excellent opportunity to stay up to date with the latest developments in the securities industry and allowed for a valuable networking opportunity as well.
Head of Asset Management
Very timely on Saudi Arabia topics and great networking.
S&P Global Ratings
It was a wonderfully organised networking event.
Apex Fund Services Ltd
I thought that the 'speed networking' was a great format, a real ice breaker with other delegates which allowed you to follow up with them directly later in the day or over the phone.
IP Global Ltd.
Raise your profile in front of regulators, end-investors, asset owners and senior executives of the exchange and securities sector in the Middle-East.
POSITION YOURSELF AS A LEADER IN THE FIELD
Through a mix of networking functions, influential speaking opportunities, exhibition stands or moderating possibilities.
ACTIVATE YOUR BRAND
With numerous branding opportunities across the entire pre- at- and post-event campaign; through digital, online and onsite.
INFORM YOUR BUSINESS DECISIONS
By engaging our research team to provide real-time industry feedback on your key questions.